Main tasks and responsibilities To cooperate with the RGSL Board and administration team in the School’s academic and strategic development, and to oversee the implementation of decisions taken by the School’s governing bodies; To oversee and help shape RGSL academic and educational programmes; To chair the RGSL senate and manage faculty relations; To manage the strengthening of the research profile of RGSL; To contribute to RGSL teaching and conduct own research; To expand and enhance cooperation with relevant institutional partners; To represent RGSL in public matters and hereby maintain and further enhance the School’s visibility and public profile. Qualifications Minimum requirements PhD in Law or other relevant discipline, high academic standing and a solid academic publication record; Proven leadership abilities; Extensive experience in university or other institutional management; Fluency in English. Additional requirements Strong analytical skills; Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work both as leader and as team player; Inter-cultural sensitivity; Strategic and creative thinking; Ability to foster cooperation and outstanding achievement among employees at all levels; Excellent negotiation and communication skills; Ability to inspire and promote a dynamic work environment; Strong academic and professional networks internationally, preferably also in Latvia; Fluency in other European languages. Application procedure Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by sending a curriculum vitae and cover letter to vacancy(abols)rgsl.edu.lv (or in hard copy to RGSL, Strelnieku 4 k-2, Riga LV-1010, Latvia). The application should be marked “Application for position of Rector’ and must be received no later than 15 January 2016.